European shares and mostly higher. UK’s FTSE 100 modestly lower

German Dax up near 1%

the European shares are ending mostly higher with the UK FTSE modestly lower by -0.1%. The provisional closes are showing:

  • German DAX, +0.90%
  • France’s CAC, +0.53%
  • UK’s FTSE 100, -0.1%
  • Spain’s Ibex, +1.0%
  • Italy’s FTSE MIB, +0.48%
In the European debt market, the benchmark 10 year yields are ending with mixed results:
German Dax up near 1%_
In other markets as London/European traders look to exit:
  • Spot gold is trading down $15.75 -0.86% at $1824.15. The rise in the US dollar in the New York session has helped to weaken the price of spot gold
  • spot silver is trading down $0.09 or -0.36% at $23.86
  • WTI crude oil futures are trading down $0.30 -0.64% at $46.26. That is lower than earlier levels which is all the high price extended up to $47.44, but above the session lows of $45.69
  • Bitcoin on Coinbase is trading down $47 at $19,134 (vs. Sunday’s close). The high price reached $19,338.45. The low price extended to $18,967.68. The all-time high price from earlier this month came in at $19,915